‘Heartless’ officials bar fiance of cancer sufferer from coming into Canada

Article content continued To have to go through this alone has been one of the most difficult times in my life Fiances are not on the list of immediate family members who can be allowed in. The order in council about the border closures was extended until August 31. “It’s so ridiculous that we can […]

Coronavirus updates: Dozens of fraternity members test positive for COVID-19, officials say

A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 673,000 people worldwide. Over 17.3 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory virus, according to data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. The actual numbers are believed […]

US Officials Confirmed Hurricane Hanna Didn’t Toppled Over Border Wall

Over the weekend as Hurricane Hanna blasted through South Texas, video of border fence toppling over was widely shared and attributed to the storm’s winds, but US authorities said it wasn’t the case. The US Army Corps of Engineers said the video was from June when high winds caused parts of the border wall to […]

Gardena man fatally shot by deputy was armed with an illegal handgun, sheriff’s officials say

Los Angeles County sheriff’s officials on Saturday said a Gardena man shot by a deputy this week was armed with an illegal handgun but did not provide details on what prompted the shooting that resulted in the man’s death. Speaking at a late-afternoon news conference, Sheriff Alex Villanueva told reporters that investigators were still gathering […]

Missouri health officials call for self-quarantine of partiers at Lake of the Ozarks

Images of a jampacked pool party at Lake of the Ozarks in Missouri over the Memorial Day weekend prompted St. Louis County to issue a travel advisory and the Kansas City health director to call for self-quarantine of the revelers. The advisory by the St. Louis County Public Health Department cited news reports of large […]

COVID-19: Health officials to update B.C. COVID-19 cases on May 15

Article content Provincial health officials reported five additional deaths from COVID-19 on Friday, with new cases at two facilities in the Fraser Health Region. Four of the five deaths were in the Fraser Health region and health officials confirmed new outbreaks at two locations in that region. The other death was in the Vancouver Coastal […]

COVID-19: Health officials mark 100 days since first warning over virus

Article content It has been 100 days since B.C. health officials first sounded the alarm over COVID-19. Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry called Thursday “one of those landmark days,” as it marked more than three months since B.C. health officials first warned of what was then known as the novel coronavirus and the potential […]

Soldier who killed 26 in Thailand shot dead in mall: Officials

At least 57 others were injured in the rampage. February 9, 2020, 3:02 AM 4 min read A soldier in Thailand who killed at least 26 and injured 57 others has been shot dead inside a mall, local officials told The Associated Press. The exact circumstances surrounding the suspect’s death weren’t immediately clear early on […]

Pensacola base shooting: Officials say gunman was Saudi airman | USA News

A Saudi national visiting the United States for military training was the suspect in a shooting attack at a US Navy base in Florida, which left four people dead, including the gunman, US officials said on Friday. The shooter was killed by sheriff’s deputies responding to the dawn incident at Naval Air Station Pensacola, the […]

U.S. Drone Killed Afghan Civilians, Officials Say

KHOST, Afghanistan — An American drone strike on a car carrying a woman who had just given birth in southeastern Afghanistan left five people dead, including the mother, three of her relatives and the driver, Afghan officials and family members said on Sunday. The strike in the Alisher District of Khost Province occurred either late […]